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February 14, 2014

Game bird habitat funds for landowners

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A key feature of H.R. 3590 is the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance (USSA) supported “Open Until Closed” language, which spells out hunting, fishing and recreational shooting are legitimate and important activities on the more than 700 million acres of federal land managed by the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. The language will help stop frivolous lawsuits brought by animal rights and anti-hunting organizations when federal agencies move to open land to sportsmen. The bill is similar to the 1997 Refuge Improvement Act USSA championed to make hunting and fishing “priority public uses” on National Wildlife Refuge lands.

In addition to “Open Until Closed,” the bill includes language to: prohibit the U.S. EPA from regulating lead ammunition and fishing tackle; allow for the importation of 41 legally harvested trophies taken before Polar Bears were listed as an endangered species in 2008; promote the construction of shooting ranges on public lands; and permanently authorize the online sale of duck stamps.

Craigslist posting leads to search warrant and charges

You can buy just about anything on the internet nowadays. Indiana Conservation Officers learned first hand recently when Officer Nick Wilson was tipped off about a person selling native Indiana wildlife on Craigslist. The only problem is it is unlawful for someone to sell animals or reptiles native to the State of Indiana without a required permit.

Indiana Conservation Officers were able to exchange e-mails and text messages with the seller, 20 year old Robert Gaskin of Indianapolis, and arrange a date and time to meet for the sale and exchange.

About 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 7, a plain clothes officer met Gaskin at his home in the 3300 hundred block of Chase Street on the Indianapolis southside. While there, the officer made a purchase of one red-eared slider turtle and two green frogs. While at the residence, the officer could see drug paraphernalia in plain view lying around the residence.

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